I have a question about Saxon's system-property().
You said below that Java system properties can be retrieved via
system-property(). Not being a Java guy, I'm assuming that means that you
can use setAttribute() in Java and make those properties visible.
Currently, I'm looking for a solution to a development issue. We are using
Tomcat with the URLRewrite  filter to run a servlet that executes an XSL
transform. In my URL rewrite rule I did a:
<set type="request" name="test.me">This is a
and in my XSL transform I did:
<xsl:variable name="test.me" as="xsd:string?"
However, $test.me didn't contain anything. So am I on
the right track or not?
Another way(*) you could do this is
allowing you to control which xsl:message instructions
are active by setting Java system properties.
(*) Martin, if you haven't see the other responses you
can find them on http://saxon.markmail.org/
is there a
way to switch on or off the xsl:message output? I was rather hoping
for a commons logging equivalent that would allow types of messages to get